Los Angeles Convention Center | April 2, 2016
Episode 135: Writing About Other(ed) Spaces
(Catina Bacote, Wendy Call, Jeremy Jones, JustinNobel, Stephen West) Five nonfiction writers discuss the pressures and possibilities of writing about marginalized and overlooked places - empty corners of Appalachia, tornado-torn stretches of the Deep South, housing projects in Connecticut, immigrant communities in New Jersey and LA, and beyond. Writing in forms ranging from memoir to journalism, the panelists grapple with how to honestly and artfully render people and places too often stereotyped or simplified or silenced.
Published Date: September 14, 2016